Vicki Penner, Warm Hearts/Black Hills Cares, left, receives a check for $1,152 from Lawrence Welcome Club President Carole Milton on Nov. 18 at Alvamar Country Club. The money was raised at the club’s Charity Tea in October. The donation is to be matched by Black Hills Energy.
Lawrence Welcome Club President Carole Milton, left, presents Sarah Terwelp of Women’s Transitional Care Services a check for $2,013 raised at the club’s Charity Tea in October. The Nov. 18 presentation was at Alvamar Country Club.
Students in the Friendship Forest morning class at Kids First Preschool sing “Feliz Navidad” at the annual Christmas Sing-A-Long Dec. 13 at the First United Methodist Church Celebration Center.
Kids First Preschool and Discovery Days staff from the First United Methodist Church enjoyed a Christmas luncheon Dec. 10 at Alvamar Country Club. Back row, from left, are Pam Pechal, Mindy Bash, Julie Hafenstine, Cathy Ison, Leslie Marsh, Kathy Stevens, Laura Bellinger, Eve Loos, Patti Winn and Betsy Kelly; front row, from left, are Wendy Powell, Lisa Marsden, Kathy Willis, Diane Karpowitz, Jennifer Stellwagon, Stephanie Struble and Patsy Huffman.
Dennis and Ethel Stevens
Beth Sheely and Josh Reynolds
Tyler Phillips and Marla Metsker
Lucy Campbell and Nathan Pelsma
Shoppers check out merchandise Wednesday along Roosevelt Road in Chicago. Many retailers are reporting solid sales gains for February, even in the face of falling consumer confidence and heavy snowstorms that hammered the East Coast.
In this file film publicity image from “Avatar” released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, right, works with the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington.
Workers clean up broken windows Thursday on the Cypriot-owned Louis Majesty cruise ship at the port in Barcelona, Spain. The ship’s owner and operator, Louis Cruise Lines, said the vessel was struck Wednesday by three “abnormally high” waves more than 33 feet high that broke glass windshields in the forward section on deck five, which is one of 10 used by passengers. Two people died and 14 were slightly hurt, the company said. The ship was carrying 1,350 passengers and 580 crew.
Michigan State’s Raymar Morgan, center, drives between Penn State’s David Jackson, left, and Andrew Jones, right. Morgan led the Spartans with 16 points in their 67-65 victory Thursday in East Lansing, Mich.
The “Lawrence Storm” club volleyball team participates in the President’s Day Classic tournament in Omaha, Neb. Back row, from left, are Kylie Dever, Megan Haase-Devin, Monica Howard, Rylee Fuerst and Kaitlyn Dohogne; front row are Faythe Brungardt, Anne Wildgen, Jessica Lemus and Molly Ryan; and lying down is the “team mascot,” Lawson Brungardt. Mike Wildgen, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, right, meets with various state insurance commissioners and insurance industry executives last month at the White House. From left are Ronald Williams of Aetna, and Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger.
A still from OK Go's video of “This Too Shall Pass."